March 2014

MiPOesias Digital Issue

The digital issue of the latest MiPOesias has been released! You can download it on iTunes. I’m thrilled to be in such amazing company. This digital version includes recordings of my poems “In The Trails of Montserrat,” “Remain,” and “Van Gogh’s Razor Blade.” Check it out here!

American Academy of Arts and Letters.

I’m very happy to find out that my former professor and mentor at Boston University’s MFA program, author Ha Jin, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Ha Jin’s work was one of the main reasons I applied to B.U.’s program. After studying under him and relying on him still for guidance, I can honestly say I’ve seldom met a more humble, approachable, and brilliant literary mind. News of Ha Jin’s election can be found here.

Conversation Between Literary Giants

If you haven’t yet, I highly recommend watching this incredible conversation between Junot Diaz and Toni Morrison. What they have to say about literature, gender, and race is incredibly important.

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